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 About the University

Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University) was granted the status of Deemed to be University by University Grants Commission, on 24th May, 2005. The university has been consistently reaccredited with the ‘Grade A’ by NAAC in 2007, 2013 and 'A+’ in 2017. The university has been placed in ‘Category-I Deemed to be University’ as per University Grants Commission (Categorisation of Universities only) for grant of graded autonomy, regulations 2018. The University has also received the prestigious Dr. B.C. Roy Award for Institutional Research.

The constituent Units of Deemed University are located in a 125 acres campus in Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha about 80 kms from Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, which is the geographic centre of India. It is located away from the hustle and bustle of the city amidst serene surroundings in a self-sustaining complex with an excellent academic ambience. 

Goal & Objectives:

To provide for need based, learner, community and quality centric education in all such branches of learning as may be deemed appropriate from time to time, so as to enable a student to reap the fruits of tertiary education.

To create higher intellectual capacities and abilities towards generation of Globally relevant trained health manpower.

To venture into innovations and evidence based modifications in various domains of educational process as a whole.

To provide for generation of new knowledge through interdisciplinary research relevant to the societal needs.

About the Institute:

Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College Hospital and Research centre, Salod (H), Wardha is established in 2007 under the ambit of DMIMS (DU). It is the first college in India with NAAC ‘A+’ and NABH accreditation. Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) has recognized the institute as Regional Centre for training & Academic activities. This college runs UG course, PG course in 9 specialties with 48 seats along with Ph.D., M. Phil. and fellowship courses.  

The society’s website is www.mgachrc.org.

  About the Journal

J-ISM i.e. Journal of Indian System of Medicine (P-ISSN/ E-ISSN: 2320-4419/ 2455-5029) is an Official publication of Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Constituent unit of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University). The journal is being published from 2013 and has constantly contributed in producing evidence based research works and propagating various traditional Indian system of medicines. The journal accepts papers from the field of Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy and Siddha medicine. 

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Netherlands ISSN centre, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

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Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

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  Scope of the journal

The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of Ayurveda and other Indian System of Medicines like Yoga. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference. The regular subscribers of the journal include practitioners of Indian System of Medicine, bio-medical researchers, healthcare professionals, policy makers, students and the patients. 

The journal currently accepts scientific articles pertaining to following areas: Original unpublished research works which can substantially add to the existing knowledge and information pertaining to the basic and applied aspects of Ayurveda and Yoga. Case series/case reports, cross sectional survey studies, systematic reviews as well as narrative reviews, conference and seminar proceedings, editorials, short communications, image publications, book review, etc. As the main source of therapeutics in Ayurveda are herbal, metallic and animal products, research studies focusing on drug standardisation, pharmacological and pharmaceutical studies and collaborative research works upon them are accepted. The journal also encourages research articles upon Ayurveda education technology.

Journal Highlights

  • The journal publishes 4 issues per year in the month of March-April, June-July, September-October, December-January 
  • Each issue has an average of 12-14 article publication with the mixture of three to five original articles., three- four review, case report, in each issue. 
  • Editorial is published in each issue by the editorial board members or invited authors based upon the relevant and important concepts pertaining to Ayurveda locally and globally. 
  • Reports of major conferences/workshops held nationally
  • Articles in accordance with “uniform requirements for manuscript submitted to biomedical Journals” and ICMJE guidelines
  • Editorial advisory board with national experts/leaders
  • Established ethical standards/policies are followed

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